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Plugins tab

The Plugins tab of the Document Editor allows accessing the advanced editing features using the available third-party components. This tab also makes it possible to use macros to simplify routine operations.

The corresponding window of the Online Document Editor:

Plugins tab

The corresponding window of the Desktop Document Editor:

Plugins tab

The Plugin Manager button allows viewing and managing all the installed plugins, as well as adding new ones.

The Background Plugins button allows viewing the list of plugins that work in the background. Here you can activate or disable them by activating/deactivating the corresponding switches, and adjust their settings by clicking the More button next to the required plugin.

The Macros button allows you to create and run your own macros. To learn more about macros, please refer to our API Documentation.

Currently, the following plugins are available by default:

  • Send allows sending the document via email using the default desktop mail client (available in the desktop version only),
  • Highlight code allows highlighting syntax of the code selecting the necessary language, style, background color,
  • OCR allows recognizing text included into a picture and insert it into the document text,
  • Photo Editor allows editing images: crop, flip, rotate them, draw lines and shapes, add icons and text, load a mask and apply filters such as Grayscale, Invert, Sepia, Blur, Sharpen, Emboss, etc.,
  • Speech allows converting the selected text into speech (available in the online version only),
  • Thesaurus allows searching for synonyms and antonyms of a word and replace it with the selected one,
  • Translator allows translating the selected text into other languages,

    This plugin doesn't work in Internet Explorer.

  • YouTube allows embedding YouTube videos into your document,
  • Mendeley allows managing research papers and generate bibliographies for scholarly articles (available in the online version only),
  • Zotero allows managing bibliographic data and related research materials (available in the online version only),
  • EasyBib helps to find and insert related books, journal articles and websites (available in the online version only).

The WordPress and EasyBib plugins can be used if you connect the corresponding services in your portal settings. You can use the following instructions for the server version or for the SaaS version.

The WordPress and EasyBib plugins are not included in the free version of the editors.

Several visual plugins can be added to your document. The added plugins will be displayed as corresponding icons on the left panel.

To learn more about plugins, please refer to our API Documentation. All the currently existing open source plugin examples are available on GitHub.

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